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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, March 16, 2019


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Major study suggests Apple Watch can detect irregular heartbeat: More work needed to see if wearables can help screen for heart problems, but researchers call study encouraging" The Guardian 1:25 PM
  • "Apple Watch Has Mixed Results in Big Heart Study: Pulse monitor helped detect a small number of people with the heart-rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation, but doctors expressed concern about its accuracy and the risk of unnecessary treatments" [Paid Membership Required] 1:26 PM
  • "Apple Watch spots irregular heart beat: study" Reuters 1:26 PM
  • "Stanford University Research Suggests Apple Watch Could Spot Irregular Heart Rhythm" Associated Press 1:27 PM
  • "Apple and Stanford's Apple Watch study identified irregular heartbeats in over 2,000 patients: Only 0.5 percent of participants received the notifications" The Verge 1:30 PM
  • "Stanford Medicine Says Apple Watch Detects Irregular Heart Beat Rate" CDR Info 4:14 PM
  • "Stanford study finds Apple Watch can detect irregular heart rhythms: It's not completely accurate, but it's good enough to be useful." Engadget 4:14 PM
  • "Apple kerfuffles, praise groups, and media layoffs: Plus, an interview with Roma Agrawal about her work on infrastructure" TechCrunch 8:52 AM
  • "Apple Hires Oscar Chasers to Help It Catch Netflix" Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/15
  • "Apple Will Reportedly Screen Original Content for Top Awards Like Oscars and Emmys" MacRumors 3/15
  • "Apple Acquires Machine Learning Startup in Boost for AI Group" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 3/15
  • "Report: Some Apple video content will be free to customers; company seeks Oscars and Emmys" 9to5Mac 3/15
  • "Apple Will Offer its Content For Free and is Targeting Oscars" The Mac Observer 3/15
  • "Apple is holding a big event this month — here's everything it's expected to announce" Business Insider 3/15
  • "True Wireless Hearables Sales to Climb To 129 Million Units Globally by 2020: Apple will continue to dominate the market. However, Samsung, Huawei, and traditional wireless headset manufacturers will grow alongside new entrants" Counterpoint 3/15
  • "True wireless headphones: AirPods lead, but not for quality" 9to5Mac 3/15
  • "Steve Jobs made a bunch of predictions in the 80s and 90s about the future of technology — it turns out he nailed it" Business Insider 3/15
  • "Privacy on iPhone — Private Side" YouTube 3/15
  • "New Jersey Police Caught a Panhandler with an iPhone X and a $500 Purse" iDrop News 3/15
Non-Apple News
  • "FCC opens up experimental spectrum licenses for 6G: 5G has barely gotten off the ground, and US regulators are already looking to the next big thing in wireless." CNET 3/15
  • "Let's face it. We need to face up to facing off with face-recog tech, say US senators: Bipartisan AI privacy law proposed" The Register 3/15
  • "A field guide to the wacky future of folding phones" The Verge 3/15
  • "Qualcomm Reveals Smartphones May Soon Have 100MP+ Cameras" HotHardware 3/15
  • "Qualcomm exec supposedly claims we'll see 64MP and 100MP+ smartphone cameras by end of 2019" 9to5Google 3/15
  • "Google may be working on foldable Pixel phones of its own" BGR 3/15
  • "Mark Zuckerberg is taking total control again: Two important Facebook execs left the company after disagreements with Zuckerberg." Recode 3/15
  • "Facebook and YouTube rush to remove New Zealand shooting footage" Engadget 3/15
  • "The mass shooting in New Zealand was designed to spread on social media" The Verge 3/15
  • "'Very, very severe headwinds': The threat to bust up big tech is giving some experts painful flashbacks to the financial crisis — and one has stopped buying those stocks entirely" Business Insider [BI Prime] 3/15
  • "This red flag in a Facebook exec's goodbye letter shows there's bad blood over Mark Zuckerberg's radical privacy plan" Business Insider 3/15
  • "The Talk Show: 'Loan It To Nien Nunb', With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino" Daring Fireball 9:07 PM
  • "Podcast: Apple — Spotify, Facebook Issues, Nvidia — Mellanox, Tesla Model Y" Tech.pinions 7:15 AM
  • "Did Somebody Say Rolando?! – The TouchArcade Show #392" Touch Arcade 3/15
  • "Augmented Reality, Practical Robots, and Modern Cabling, with John Kheit -ACM 505" The Mac Observer 3/15
  • "A Discussion of Apple, Business, and Capitalism" MacVoices 3/15
  • "The Dalrymple Report: WWDC19 and an Apple event with Dave Mark" The Loop 3/15
  • "Charlotte's New Mac, Apple Strikes Back at Spotify – TMO Daily Observations 2019-03-15" The Mac Observer 3/15
  • "First Ring Daily Live: Apple Responds, We Probably Offend" Thurrott 3/15
  • "Vergecast: Galaxy S10E review and Spotify vs. Apple" The Verge 3/15
  • "Don't miss our Showtime keynote predictions, this week on The CultCastCult of Mac 3/15
  • "Spotify's App Store complaint, Apple's India approach, and analysts try predicting the future on the AppleInsider podcast" AppleInsider 3/15